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  • Thelma Stevens (1902 - 1990)
    Thelma Stevens, born and raised in central Mississippi, used her position as the secretary for Christian Social Relations of the Woman’s Division of Christian Service of the Methodist Church (1940–1968...
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    From Wikipedia James Houston "Peanut" Davenport (August 17, 1933 – February 18, 2016) was a Major League Baseball infielder (mostly third baseman) who played his entire career with the San Francisco Gi...
  • Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi
    Phillip "Phil" Bryant (born December 9, 1954) is an American politician from the state of Mississippi who has served as the 64th Governor of Mississippi since 2012. He previously served as the 31st Lie...
  • Charles W. Moorman III (1925 - 1996)
    Wickliffe Moorman III, (May 24, 1925 – May 3, 1996) was an American writer, and professor at the University of Southern Mississippi from 1954 to 1990. He is notable for his writings on Middle English, ...

The University of Southern Mississippi, known informally as Southern Miss, is a public research university located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is situated 70 miles (110 km) north of Gulfport, Mississippi and 105 miles (169 km) northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. Southern Miss is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "Research University" with "High Research Activity" (designation "RU/H").